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Understanding The Dollar


Published 1953
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A dramatization which explains the essential purposes of money as a medium of exchange, analyzes factors which affect the value of the dollar, and shows the effects of rising prices on people with various types of income.


Run time 10:00
Production Company Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual sound, B&W

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Reviewer: doowopbob - favorite - May 9, 2010
Subject: ..I Understood The ...
...Dollar When It Was Worth 75 Cents, Now It's Worth Less Than A Roll Of Toilet Paper..So I Use It For Just That..!..Wish O'Bummer Wuz On The $1 Bill..!
Reviewer: Karma Hawk - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 1, 2005
Subject: Dollar dollar bill y'all
This is a typical educational film explaining how the dollar works. Cool scale graphic, but otherwise just you basic romp through ecconomics.
Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavorite - February 9, 2005
Subject: Try buying a can of soup for a dollar NOW!
Much more detailed film about how the dollar works than the somewhat moronic "How the dollar works" made earlier. This film gives several scenarios of people putting the dollar to use. We also learn of what drives the dollar's worth up and down. Although it won't earn prizes for film, this is a great overview film.
Reviewer: Steve Nordby - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 25, 2003
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Narrator seems to take inordinate care in pronouncing "dollar," "money," and "bank." Think I want to put on some Pink Floyd now...

Pretty good explanation of dollars versus purchasing power, and shows the down side to those on fixed income and wage earners and the benefits to businessmen and owners. Capitalism. Go figure.
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